The first table below looks at the demand for the Junior Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Software Engineer
Rank 583 553 582
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.006% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.007% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £213 £113 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 - £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

Junior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior Software Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior Software Engineer within the UK.

Junior Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Junior Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior Software Engineer within the UK.

Junior Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Junior Software Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -33 5 £213 +88.88% 11
London -33 4 £165 +46.66% 2
South East - 1 £260 - 3
Reading - 1 £260 -
Berkshire - 1 £260 -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 3
Aberdeen - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Barton-upon-Humber - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bath - - - - 1

Junior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Junior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (25.00%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) J2EE

Junior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Junior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) GDB
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) OOP
2 2 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) C
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco